Lifeline Tasmania, StandBy – Support After Suicide
**COVID-19 Update - we are here contactable via phone 24 hours/7 days**
Lifeline Tasmania's StandBy Program supports anyone who has been impacted by suicide at any stage in their life, including:
- Individuals, families and friends;
- Schools, workplaces and community groups; and
- Frontline responders and service providers.
StandBy provides free face-to-face and telephone support at a time and place that is best for you
The service is accessible 24/7, providing direct and coordinated support from local services and groups in your area
We offer expertise, understanding and resources for your particular situation
Follow up contact is continued for up to 1 year to ensure you are not alone and receive any ongoing support you may need.
Who this service is for
StandBy supports anyone who has been impacted by suicide including:
- Individuals, families, friends and witnesses
- Schools and workplaces
- First responders, service providers and community groups.
How this service is delivered
Call or visit us online
24 hour StandBy Response Service: 0400 183 490
General Enquiries: (03) 6282 1532
We'll come to you (outreach)
Outside of COVID-19 StandBy support workers can visit you in your home or another convenient location anywhere in Tasmania.
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